Leave Administration Manager - Human Resources (Remote)

Washington, DC 20004

Posted: 04/03/2024 Employment Type: Human Resources Industry: Legal Job Number: NAP1037 Pay Rate: $98.6k

Job Description

Law firm in DC is seeking a Leave Administration Manager – Human Resources to serve as an integral part of the Benefits team and manage all aspects of their leave program for colleagues in the US and International offices. If this sounds like you, we are looking for someone with experience working in large law firm or professional services organization, required. In addition, must have experience tracking/advising leave across the US and all jurisdictions. This position is remote. Must be in the office once a quarter and as needed.

Job Requirements

Candidate must be able to:

  • Overseeing the daily administration of all firm leave programs and requests for accommodations to include Parental Leave, Disability, Workers Compensation as well as all leaves required under federal, state and country specific mandates
  • Develop best practices to lead the leave process through the entire life cycle of leave administration
  • Research and remain abreast of all regulatory changes ensuring compliance with all federal, state and country specific mandates
  • Develop and manage effective mechanism for seamless monitoring and reporting of leave of absence data
  • Manage all requests for accommodations by coordinating with the appropriate stakeholders to analyze, evaluate and render a decision on the request.
  • Lead all applicable leave related federal and state compliance reporting requirements.
  • Curate leave communication packages to promote understanding and education of leave eligibility, entitlement and application process.
  • Partner with HRMS team to continually monitor and improve leave of absence module within HRMS
  • Interface and communicate with all levels of personnel on all aspects of the leave process 
  • Manage daily work for Benefits Coordinator assigned to the leave process


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 7 years relevant experience, ideally in a large law firm or professional services organization, required
  • At least 2 years supervisory or management experience required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft 365 with Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills required
  • Proficiency with Workday HRMS, SharePoint, and SmartSheets desired
  • Skilled in communicating with all levels of personnel both orally and in writing
  • Ability to reliably manage multiple competing priorities
  • Demonstrate a record of team- oriented leadership
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service orientation

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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